The Many Faces of Judge Lynch: Extralegal Violence and Punishment in America (Paperback)Christopher Waldrep (author)
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Publisher: Palgrave USA
Number of pages: 265
Weight: 427 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 16 mm
Edition: 2002 ed.
'Waldrep's widely researched work provides an excellent overview of a horrendous practice in American society.' - Library Journal
'...an insightful and impressive new study...' - David J. Garrow, Los Angeles Times
'...speak[s] powerfully to a general educated audience, alerting them to the ability of language to manipulate.' - P.F. Field, Choice
'Waldrew has made an important contribution to our understanding of an enduring American dilemma.' - Journal of American History
'Extralegal violence has been a part of American legal history since the inception of the United States. In this sweeping study Christopher Waldrew offers us the first comprehensive examination of Judge Lynch from the American Revolution to modern times.' - Paul A Gilje, University of Oklahoma, USA
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